Tag Archive | "acquisition"

EQT has acquired Siemens’ hearing aid unit

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Siemens to sell its hearing aid unit to the European private-equity firm EQT Partners for about $2.69 billion. Read the full story

LabCorp has acquired Covance for $6.1 billion

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Laboratory Corporation of America acquired Covance for $6.1 billion. Read the full story

In m&a news: Optum has bought Alere Health for $600 million

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In today's m&a news, Optum buys Alere Health from Alere for $600 million.  Read the full story

Abbott announces acquisition of Topera for $250 million

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Abbott has entered into an acquisition agreement to purchase Topera. Read the full story

Wright has acquired Tornier for $3.3 billion

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Wright Medical Group and Tornier have entered into a acquired agreement under which Wright and Tornier will combine in an all stock transaction with a combined equity value of approximately $3.3 billion. Read the full story

BMS and F-Star Alpha agree on acquisition of lead compound

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Bristol-Myers Squibb has entered a deal with F-star Alpha that gives it the option for acquisition and gain rights to its lead asset, FS201. Read the full story

AbbVie rethinking the $54 billion acquisition of Shire

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In response to recent changes to the U.S. tax code to discourage so-called tax inversion deals, Chicago-based AbbVie recently indicated it was rethinking its $54 billion takeover bid of U.K.-based Shire. Read the full story

Morphosys acquires lanthipeptide technology from Lanthio Pharma

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MorphoSys and Lanthio Pharma acquires of Lanthio Pharma's lanthipeptide technology, which will be used for drug discovery by MorphoSys. Read the full story

Roche has acquired a cancer drug for $65.8 million

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Roche has acquired from Wilex the rights to an undisclosed cancer drug for as much as $65.8 million. Read the full story

Steris has acquired Synergy Health for $1.9 billion

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Steris has agreed to acquire Synergy Health for $1.9 billion in an all cash and stock exchange. Read the full story